Woman jailed for stealing from hotel

Woman jailed for stealing from hotel

Sept. 11, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A woman has been jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of stealing cash from the hotel she worked in at the t...
Young woman watches father fall to his death

Young woman watches father fall to his death

Aug. 21, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
A young woman watched in horror as her father fell to his death while on a hike on the Brienzer Rothorn in Lucerne.
Lucerne school students angry at new face mask rules

Lucerne school students angry at new face mask rules

July 20, 2020, 8:26 a.m.
School students in canton Lucerne are angry they will have to pay for their own facemasks when schools resume –...
Man arrested after wife found dead in Lucerne apartment

Man arrested after wife found dead in Lucerne apartment

June 16, 2020, 8:55 a.m.
A man has been arrested after his wife was found dead in their apartment in canton Lucerne. 
Black Lives Matter marches continue over weekend

Black Lives Matter marches continue over weekend

June 15, 2020, 11:02 a.m.
Thousands marched across the country on Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign. 
Police recruitment video hastily edits out scene showing officer kneeling on actor's neck

Police recruitment video hastily edits out scene showing officer kneeling on actor's neck

June 10, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
Lucerne police have had to hastily re-edit a recruitment video after a scene of two officers arresting a man seemingl...
Public reminded to social distance over long weekend

Public reminded to social distance over long weekend

May 26, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Those looking to take a break over the upcoming long weekend are being reminded social distancing rules remain in pla...
Public warned to not get complacent as more details on life after lockdown emerge

Public warned to not get complacent as more details on life after lockdown emerge

May 6, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
More details are now emerging on how life will be different when the lockdown lifts a little on Monday. 
Lucerne bus driver sacked for masturbating whilst driving

Lucerne bus driver sacked for masturbating whilst driving

April 15, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
A Lucerne bus driver has been sacked after he was spotted masturbating while driving. It’s thought the man beli...
Man spotted cycling naked from Bern to Lucerne

Man spotted cycling naked from Bern to Lucerne

April 14, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
A man has been spotted cycling naked from Bern to Lucerne. 
Shocked residents told to leave building not 'earthquake proof'

Shocked residents told to leave building not 'earthquake proof'

Feb. 13, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
The residents of an apartment block in canton Lucerne have reacted with incredulity after they were told they all hav...
Storm batters country but expected to weaken

Storm batters country but expected to weaken

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
High winds are expected again this morning – but forecasters say the storm will start to weaken during the cour...
Dash cam leads to police driver fine

Dash cam leads to police driver fine

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Footage from a 19-year-old’s car dash cam means a Lucerne police driver is getting fined.
Teen in hospital after experimenting with explosives

Teen in hospital after experimenting with explosives

Dec. 16, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
A teenager is in hospital suffering severe burns after an explosion in his bedroom in canton Lucerne on Saturday afte...
Women slices head off goose to mark end of summer

Women slices head off goose to mark end of summer

Nov. 12, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
For the first time since 1920 a woman has sliced the head off a goose with a sword blindfolded.
Changing shopping habits cause strain for second biggest Swiss mall

Changing shopping habits cause strain for second biggest Swiss mall

Oct. 31, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Switzerland’s second biggest shopping centre – the Mall of Switzerland – is celebrating its second ...
Fine people up to CHF 4,000 for littering, says Lucerne politician

Fine people up to CHF 4,000 for littering, says Lucerne politician

Oct. 31, 2019, 8:42 a.m.
A Lucerne politician is calling for a massive increase in fines for people who leave litter which could be eaten by c...
Neo-Nazi rock concerts shut down

Neo-Nazi rock concerts shut down

Oct. 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Two Neo-Nazi rock concerts have been shut down by police in cantons Lucerne and Valais.
Authorities investigate Iman preaching wife beating

Authorities investigate Iman preaching wife beating

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Authorities are investigating an Iman who preaches at a mosque in canton Lucerne after he allegedly told his congrega...
Police use taser after man attacks with knife

Police use taser after man attacks with knife

Sept. 18, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Lucerne police had to use tasers to bring down a 39-year-old man who attacked an officer with a knife yesterday morning.
Lucerne president concerned about Airbnb growth

Lucerne president concerned about Airbnb growth

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
The cantonal president of Lucerne says something needs to be done about the growth of Airbnb. 
Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

June 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Police in Lucerne stopped an Italian registered coach which had a smashed windscreen and missing part of its front.
12,000 Chinese tourists visit Lucerne

12,000 Chinese tourists visit Lucerne

May 14, 2019, 8:55 a.m.
The historic town of Lucerne had to deal with an invasion of Chinese tourists yesterday – but everyone was prep...
Man dies in detention for non-payment of fine

Man dies in detention for non-payment of fine

May 7, 2019, 6:22 a.m.
A Sri Lankan man has died in a jail in Lucerne. The 42-year-old was serving a short sentence for the non-payment of a...
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